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XmlAttribute.ReplaceChild Method

Replaces the child node specified with the new child node specified.

Namespace:  System.Xml
Assembly:  System.Xml (in System.Xml.dll)

public override XmlNode ReplaceChild(
	XmlNode newChild,
	XmlNode oldChild
)

Parameters

newChild
Type: System.Xml.XmlNode

The new child XmlNode.

oldChild
Type: System.Xml.XmlNode

The XmlNode to replace.

Return Value

Type: System.Xml.XmlNode
The XmlNode replaced.

ExceptionCondition
InvalidOperationException

This node is of a type that does not allow child nodes of the type of the newChild node.

The newChild is an ancestor of this node.

ArgumentException

The newChild was created from a different document than the one that created this node.

This node is read-only.

The oldChild is not a child of this node.

If the newChild is already in the tree, it is first removed.

If the newChild was created from another document, you can use XmlDocument.ImportNode to import the node to the current document.

For an example of the ReplaceChild method, see the ReplaceChild method.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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